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Braves Hammer Reds

Reyes gets easy first win while subbing for Smoltz

(Newser) - The Atlanta Braves made it easy for Jo-Jo Reyes to win his 2008 debut. Reyes gave up one run in 5 1/3 innings, and Atlanta broke open a close game with a six-run seventh to beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-1 last night. Reyes (1-0), recalled from Triple-A Richmond for the... More »

Zimmerman's 3 Hits Lead Nationals Past Braves 6-3

Slugger breaks slump; Glavine returns from DL

(Newser) - Slumping Ryan Zimmerman spent some time working with Barry Larkin before the game, and then had a season-high three hits, including a homer and tiebreaking two-run double, to lead the Washington Nationals past the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Tuesday night. Zimmerman and Nick Johnson hit consecutive solo shots in the... More »

Smoltz, Teixeira Lift Braves Past Mets

Atlanta relievers combine to make lead hold up

(Newser) - Johan Santana was sharp. The New York Mets just couldn't do much against John Smoltz and the Braves bullpen. Smoltz pitched five scoreless innings in his season debut and Atlanta beat New York 3-1 on Sunday to complete a two-game sweep of the rain-shortened series. Santana (0-1) gave up only... More »

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